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Cincinnati Reds NL Central
Justin Shafer • #51 • P
Status:Off season (on 40-man roster)
Ht/Wt:6'2", 195 lbs.
Born:Sep 18, 1992 (27 yrs) in Lake Wales, FL
Hometown:Lake Wales, FL
Experience:2 years
Drafted:Drafted by Toronto in 2014 (8/234).
Acquired:Acquired in a trade with Toronto in 2019.
Scouting Report
Owns a projectable (6-2) frame and the ability to be used as a closer in the minor leagues. Uses deception to get the job done. Has found his niche pitching out of the bullpen. Has control issues that can at times get ugly (even in the minor leagues). Could stand to use more bulk for greater stamina. Needs to become a more consistent pitcher with his delivery.
Long Range Potential: Decent right-hander.
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